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Nursing Homes in Nebraska

  • 19th
    National Rank
  • 189
    Nursing Homes
  • 5.63%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.28/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Nebraska Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Nebraska, 5.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Nebraska, 4.88% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Nebraska, 3.69% of Patients had UTIs

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Nebraska, 18.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Nebraska, 19.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic measures the percent of long-term care residents that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Nebraska, 4.27% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Nebraska, 93.22% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Nebraska, 15.08% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate erosion of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Nebraska, 21.04% Percentage of Residents

This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Nebraska, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Nebraska, 21.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Nebraska, 8.88 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Nebraska, 77.94% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.

Nebraska cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Aurora201
Grade: B
Beatrice210
Grade: B
Bellevue11110
Grade: A
Blair201
Grade: B
Central City201
Grade: B-plus
Columbus211
Grade: B
David City201
Grade: B
Elkhorn264
Grade: B
Fairbury200
Grade: A-minus
Falls City200
Grade: D
Fremont311
Grade: A-minus
Grand Island521
Grade: B-minus
Holdrege201
Grade: A-minus
Kearney511
Grade: B-plus
Lincoln1364
Grade: A-minus
Nebraska City201
Grade: B
Norfolk211
Grade: A
North Platte311
Grade: B-plus
Omaha221813
Grade: B-plus
Papillion31410
Grade: B-plus
Scottsbluff211
Grade: C
South Sioux City243
Grade: C
Wahoo201
Grade: B-plus